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Nation Jan 11Safety doors failed in Bronx apartment fire that killed 17 people
Investigators are trying to determine why safety doors failed to close in a New York City high-rise when a deadly fire broke out…
Nation Jan 10Doctors working to save gravely injured after NYC fire kills 17
Doctors are working to save the lives of several people gravely injured when smoke from a fire knocked them out or trapped them in their apartments in a New York City high-rise building.
Politics Jan 01New NYC Mayor Eric Adams calls for resiliency against virus
“Getting vaccinated is not letting the crisis control you,” Adams said at City Hall. “Enjoying a Broadway show. Sending your kids to school. Going back to the office. These are declarations of confidence that our city is our own.”…
Nation Dec 21NYC mayor vows ‘No more shutdowns’ as city faces virus spike
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's committed to keeping the city open as it grapples with yet another spike in coronavirus cases.
Nation Dec 15Sewell to become 1st woman, 3rd Black person to lead NYC police force
Sewell, who serves as the Nassau County Police Chief of Detectives, will be the third Black person to serve as New York Police Department commissioner.
Politics Dec 09New York Attorney General Letitia James ends run for governor
The Democrat said in a statement Thursday that she needs to continue her work as attorney general, citing "a number of important investigations and cases" underway.
Nation Dec 04CNN fires Chris Cuomo for helping brother deal with scandal
CNN fired anchor Chris Cuomo on Saturday after details emerged about how he assisted his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as the politician faced sexual harassment allegations earlier this year.
Health Dec 02Omicron confirmed in man who attended NYC anime convention
Officials said Thursday that the man tested positive after returning home and that his symptoms have subsided.
Politics Nov 02Democrat Eric Adams elected New York City mayor
Adams is the Brooklyn borough president and a former New York City police captain. He will become the city's second Black mayor and must steer the damaged metropolis through its recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Nation Oct 29NYC braces for fewer cops, more trash as vax deadline looms
New York City is bracing for a worker shortage as its COVID-19 vaccine mandate looms and tens of thousands of municipal employees remain unvaccinated.